Plastic Surgery Blog Sacramento

Should I Combine Facelift with Eyelid Surgery?

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The effects of aging usually impact more than one area of the face, meaning many patients have simultaneous cosmetic concerns about the brow, neck, cheeks, jawline and/or eyelids. Combining multiple facial rejuvenation procedures can be an effective way to address these concerns at the same time. Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, and facelift are […] Read More...

Questions Every Woman Should Ask During Her Mommy Makeover Consultation

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Mommy makeover can restore and even improve upon a woman’s pre-pregnancy body. Many women are saddened by the stretched out skin of the abdomen and breasts after pregnancy, and a mommy makeover can address both areas in one surgical setting to improve their torso. Read More...

Why It’s so Important for Your Plastic Surgeon to be Board Certified

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If you are searching for a plastic surgeon in Sacramento, you likely have an idea of some of the qualities you are searching for. These probably include experience, good post-operative care, affordable pricing and reliable patient references. While all of these are certainly important, there is perhaps one quality that plays the most decisive role […] Read More...

Scarring from Breast Augmentation: What to Expect

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Unsurprisingly, one of most frequently discussed topics in breast augmentation consultations is scarring. Many women are eager to know whether scarring will be noticeable after having breast implants placed. Breast augmentation patients should understand that any time an incision is made on the skin, a scar will eventually appear as part of the body’s healing […] Read More...

The Latest Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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Americans are pursuing plastic surgery in record numbers. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons approximately 17.5 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2017, with surgical procedures accounting for 1.8 million of the total number of procedures. Read More...

Why Board Certification in Plastic Surgery Matters

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Choosing a plastic surgeon  is an important decision. You should consider the surgeon’s experience, surgical technique, and reputation with patients. Above all, seek a surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). Certification from the ABPS means a plastic surgeon has met rigorous criteria established by the board with regard to education, surgical […] Read More...

Tips to Make Your Tummy Tuck Recovery Stress-Free

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The decision to have tummy tuck surgery can be life-changing. When performed by an experienced and skilled board-certified plastic surgeon, tummy tuck can provide beautiful and long-lasting results. Still, tummy tuck is a serious surgical procedure and there are some important steps you must take to ensure a successful and stress-free recovery. Read More...

Get Your Summer Body Now

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Get your summer body now
Have you ever heard the saying “Summer bodies are made in winter”? This is particularly true when it comes to undergoing plastic surgery. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I will tell you that your post-op recovery is essential for safe and long-lasting results. Scheduling your surgery during winter or early spring will give you the […] Read More...

Three Plastic Surgery Trends to Look Out for in 2018

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Plastic surgery trends
As a leading Sacramento plastic surgeon and past-president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the largest national organization of plastic surgeons, Dr. Debra Johnson has a finger on the pulse of the latest trends in plastic surgery. As the year comes to a close, we thought it would be a good idea to […] Read More...

Can Liposuction Help Me Lose Weight?

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Can liposuction help me lose weight?
Dr. Debra Johnson is a very experienced liposuction surgeon. Having treated hundreds of patients, this trusted surgeon is aware that there are many questions and misconceptions surrounding the procedure. Patients often ask how much weight they will lose after liposuction. Here, Dr. Johnson answers the question in detail. Read More...